We champion design driven business.

We offer services to strengthen, grow and attract design businesses, increase market demand for design services, and tell Detroit’s design story locally and globally.

WE CREATE ACCESS TO DESIGN

Whether you want to hire design talent, learn new skills or find a business opportunity, the Detroit Design Network can connect you with like-minded designers and businesses, and support you with the tools and resources to help you thrive. Together, we can strengthen the design community in meaningful ways.

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DETROIT CITY OF DESIGN

In December 2015, Detroit was designated as a UNESCO City of Design, a recognition bestowed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization on cities demonstrating a legacy of and commitment to creativity as a tool for economic development. Joining 21 Cities of Design (now 30) and 180 Creative Cities across the globe, Detroit is the first and only U.S. city to receive the designation.

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DETROIT MONTH OF DESIGN

Design is all around us and Detroit Month of Design is here to show the world why thoughtful design matters now more than ever. Design Core has organized a fun and educational program, featuring both local and international guests, that can be enjoyed in-person or from the comfort of home. Whether you want to experience something new, discover talent, or learn about how design impacts our lives, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

September 1-30

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Aug. 31st 11am-12pm

Design Salon: Exhibition Design – Michigan Economic Development Corporatio

Design Salon: Exhibition Design – Michigan Economic Development Corporatio

Aug. 17th 1pm-2pm

Design Salon: Web and Mobile Design – Detroit Athletic Club

Design Salon: Web and Mobile Design – Detroit Athletic Club

Sep. 15th 6pm-11pm

Detroit Month of Design: EMAD 2022

Detroit Month of Design: EMAD 2022

Sep. 1st 11am-7pm

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

Sep. 2nd 11am-7pm

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

Sep. 3rd 11am-7pm

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

Sep. 4th 11am-7pm

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

Sep. 5th 11am-7pm

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

Sep. 6th 11am-7pm

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

Sep. 7th 11am-7pm

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

Sep. 8th 11am-7pm

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

Sep. 9th 11am-7pm

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

Sep. 10th 11am-7pm

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

Sep. 11th 11am-7pm

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

Sep. 12th 11am-7pm

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

Sep. 13th 11am-7pm

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

Sep. 14th 11am-7pm

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

Sep. 15th 11am-7pm

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

Sep. 16th 11am-7pm

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

Sep. 17th 11am-7pm

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

Sep. 18th 11am-7pm

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

Sep. 19th 11am-7pm

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

Sep. 20th 11am-7pm

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

Sep. 21st 11am-7pm

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

Sep. 22nd 11am-7pm

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

Sep. 23rd 11am-7pm

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

Sep. 24th 11am-7pm

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

Sep. 25th 11am-7pm

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

Sep. 26th 11am-7pm

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

Sep. 27th 11am-7pm

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

Sep. 28th 11am-7pm

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

Sep. 29th 11am-7pm

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

Sep. 30th 11am-7pm

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

MOD 2022: Bedrock Shop and See

Sep. 1st 6pm-11pm

Month of Design Kick-off Party

Month of Design Kick-off Party

Aug. 26th 4pm-6pm

Month of Design: Volunteer Orientation

Month of Design: Volunteer Orientation

Sep. 2nd 6pm-9pm

Sneaker House Art Exhibit

Sneaker House Art Exhibit